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Students shared their stories at the 2019 Annual Mayor’s Masked Ball.

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UNCF New Orleans has three UNCF-member institutions in its service area:

New Orleans-Supported HBCUs Punch Above their Weight

The UNCF research report HBCUs Punching Above Their Weight makes a strong case for a powerful proposition: Given their small average size and a history of being under-resourced, the enrollment, degree and economic impacts of HBCUs on African Americans in their respective states are significantly greater than one would expect. >> Read More at


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After consultation with key supporters, donors and New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell, UNCF has decided out of an abundance of caution to move the date of the upcoming New Orleans UNCF Mayor’s Masked Ball that was scheduled for Saturday, March 14. Public health concerns must take precedent right now. The new date for the UNCF Mayor’s Masked Ball will be forthcoming. >>Read More

UNCF New Orleans Staff